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  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ronald Clark and Jamilah Clark
During the 1940s, custodians who worked for the New York Public Library often lived inside the buildings they tended. In exchange for cleaning and ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 02:11
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Thomas Mullen is the author of The Lightning Men, Darktown, and The Last Town on Earth, which was named Best Debut Novel of 2006 by USA TODAY. To l...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 15:39
Caption: Dawn Arrington, Credit: Angie Hayes
Welcome to Watershed, a podcast about life in a group of neighborhoods on the East Side of Cleveland.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 08:25
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The Hantam Community Education Trust, Eradicating Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) starting with South Africa. Katherine King Documentarian joins us f...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 27:50
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Diggin' Diz: A Portrait Of Dizzy Gillespie

  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" presents the final part of a 4 part feature on the early musical career of the great, Ray Charles, which will cov...

Bought by WHRV, KTRT RADIO INC, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Sacramento is considered one of the most integrated and diverse cities in America. But neighborhoods in California's capital are changing, in part,...

Bought by KCPW


  • Added: Oct 14, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 1
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About ten years ago, the Herberger School of Business on the campus of St. Cloud State University moved to its current location in Centennial Hall,...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 31:09
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In today’s Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack takes us down to Lake George to experience the first...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:36
Caption: Pictured: The hands of St. Louis guitarist Bennie Smith. Photo by Bill Greensmith. Inset: A St. Louis classic from Guitar Tommy Moore.
Join us as we journey to St. Louis, and celebrate some of the talented musicians that called the River City their home. We'll hear modern classics ...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Jimi Primetime Smith is back on the circuit from appearances at blues festivals to an upcoming live recording session. He was groomed to join the f...

Bought by WEAA, KRPS, and WOUB


  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Butch Tavares
We'll hear new tunes from Butch Tavares & Lecrae, catch a jazzy version of a favorite from the musical "Hair," and explore The Windmills of Your Mi...

Bought by WOUB, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio, KMXT, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Janice McClain poses beside the Use What You've Got Prison Ministry bus, which connects people with their incarcerated family members., Credit: Emily Forman/Side Effects Public Media
The lack of literal human connection in prison can take its toll on inmates and their families. A grassroots bus service in Indiana transports fami...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:40
Caption: Gomes de Zurara, the Portuguese inventor of blackness (and whiteness), highlighted, on The Monument to the Discoveries in Lisbon, Portugal., Credit: Harvey Barrison
Preview for upcoming 1-hour special, telling the story of the construction of race, and racism, as we live with them today.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 06:47
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Cyrus Chestnut's "Sweet, Sweet Spirit" and a sizzling Cuban jazz piano duet with Hilario Durán and Chucho Valdes.

Bought by WMOT, GCR (Global Community Radio), WRGY, KKRN, WMHT and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Johnny Holmes (left) and Christian Picciolini (right)
In the 1990s, Johnny Holmes was head of security at a high school in Blue Island, Illinois, located just outside of Chicago, where he met Christian...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 02:19
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Alison Desir is a force to be reckoned with. Passionate about community, mental health and fitness she got into distance running in 2012 as a way t...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, the "Juke In The Back" presents part 3 of a 4 part feature on the early musical career of the great, Ray Charles, which will cover 1948-...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, 90.5 WSNC, KTRT RADIO INC, WHRV, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Oct 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Thirty years after "Purple Rain," African musicians reimagined the 1984 film with local music and flair. Titled “Rain the Color Blue with a Little ...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:43
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Alligator recording artist Tommy Castro is a Westcoast blues legend who is one of the most recognizable names in the business. The 2010 BB King Ent...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), WEAA, Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 7
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David DePina grew up in New Bedford, Massachusetts. By his mid teens, he was dealing drugs and caught up in gang warfare. David's participation in ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 44:13
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Abrigal Forrestor is currently Director of Community Action at Madison Park Development Corporation. He works with at-risk young men to try to stee...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 47:09
Caption: Eddie Harris
We'll open up with a slab of Eddie Harris, dedicate a set to the people of Puerto Rico, and soothe our souls with Sam Cooke.

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
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I've heard it called 'fabric graffiti.' I don't know if it's necessarily allowed or not, but I'm not going to ask.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 1